Myanma Shipyards to build six vessels during next half
15 Aug 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - The Myanma Shipyards-AMECC Joint Venture Co Ltd will build six vessels and repair 10 in the six months from October 1 to March 31, said the general manager of the company.
"All offers for the next shipbuilding project are from local private owners in Myanmar. We have built some new vessels according to the criteria of the Classification Societies (ClassNK), and we are upgrading our shipbuilding," U Kyaw Kyaw, the company's general manager for planning, said.
The six vessels to be built in
The company is also repairing two passenger vessels, two oil tankers, one offshore utility vessel, one buoy-laying vessel, two steel yachts, one recreation river vessel, and an oil barge. It is also repairing four cruise ships, two
The joint venture delivered a US$2.2-million multifunctional buoy-handling vessel, the "BH-101," to the Directorate of Water Resources and Improvement of River Systems on July 27.
Myanma Shipyards signed an agreement with
Myanma Shipyards was established in 1970 as a government-owned dockyard, and it became a business company in fiscal 2013-2014. It has built 600 vessels, including an offshore support vessel,